Bako National Park Day Trip Tour
This Iban Longhouse experience begins with a trip to the to view the semi wild Orangutan in the Semenggoh nature reserve just outside of Kuching. After the thrilling experience of witnessing these beautiful Sarawak Orangutan you’ll continue your journey into the heartland of Sarawak culture toward the Iban longhouse. Along the way you’ll pass through rubber, cocoa and Sarawak pepper plantations on gravel, hilly roads until reaching this remote, authentic Iban longhouse. Take some time to meet the host at your longhouse and observe traditional Iban longhouse village life by socializing and listening to some traditional stories on this Sarawak tour.
The following morning wake up early with your hosts and take a boat ride upriver in search of proboscis monkeys, estuarine crocodiles, many species of birds and much more. The day will be one to remember as you cruise along through the mangroves and tributaries of the river area observing other Iban longhouses along the way making this a special, authentic Sarawak tour. For lunch you will be served a traditional Iban meal named “pansuh” which is chicken cooked using bamboo which you will enjoy along one of the beautiful Sarawak river areas. In the evening you’ll head back toward your host Iban longhouse observing the sunset and magical fireflies light up the evening river area.
Your final day on this amazing sarawak tour will have you taking a drive to a stunning waterfall where you can enjoy a swim in the many pools and be immersed in authentic Sarawak. You’ll enjoy your lunch here at the falls before departing for your journey back to Kuching.
Includes All road/off road transport, boat safari, 2 nights accommodation (basic mattress and mosquito net), all meals from the moment you leave Kuching until you arrive back in Kuching. Entrance fees, conservation fees, head tax, English speaking guide and local guide/s (depending on size of group)
Excludes Tips & gratuities, soft drinks & alcoholic beverages, extra snacks.
There are many variations of programs for this area based off of your time, fitness level and what you’d like to get out of the village experience. Please enquire with us for more details.